- Arts and Design
Sand Sculptures on the Beach - Beach Sand Art - Sand Castles
Sand Art is defined as the practice of molding sand into an artistic form. The two basic ingredients used when making sand art are : Sand and water. What used to be seen as a past time for children when vacationing on the beach has now grown into something much bigger.
Adults and professional artist now participate in sand sculpture competitions and travel around the world building beautiful creations out of sand. One of the largest sand castles ever built was over 18 feet high.
Companies have made lots of money by offering sand art for events and promotions. Sand Sculptors will create beautiful sand sculptures to bring in curious beach goers and to create crowds to promote businesses. Similar to ice sculptures. Sand sculptures do not last forever and their beauty is soon destroyed, but still the work is amazing. It takes a very talented group of people and also a very patient group of people to build these beautiful but temporary works of art.
Won People's Choice in the Hampton Beach Competition of 2014
Built in 2014
"Together We Are One"
First Place in the Hampton Beach Competition 2013
Built in 2013
Won Sculptor's Choice in 2012 at the Hampton Beach Competition 2012
Built in 2012
"Stairway to Heaven"
Virginia Beach Neptune Festival 2013
Won First Place for a solo person
Built in 2013
World Solo Sand Sculpting Competition
Won First Place
World Doubles Sand Sculpting Competition
Won First place for doubles
More Amazing Sand Sculptures!
The following sand sculptures are from all over the world! Enjoy